This plan is designed for the athlete who is competitive in their age group, looking to get to the podium, or closer to it, at a full-Ironman event. (Podium here is considered top 5 in AG). The first 2 weeks of the plan are a prep period, giving the athlete 2 flexible weeks, either 12, 13 or 14 weeks long. The details of how to handle this are described in the plan.
The hours for the plan range from 8 to 17.